Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

Theatre Design – MA

This Masters level programme provides students with advanced level skills and knowledge in Theatre and Performance Design.

The course prepares students for a freelance career in the Theatre and Performance Design industry.

This unique and specialist course is set within the holistic learning environment of a Conservatoire Drama School and is taught by professional practitioners.

The training is intensive, during a series of design projects there are workshops and skills masterclasses to support learning.

During this challenging course, the students are presented with opportunities to explore of the leading creative role of Set Costume designer in depth while designing for BOVTS productions.

The production designs provide excellent opportunities for collaboration with a range of professional practitioners and student production teams, including collaborative working with the MA Drama Directing students.

An impressive and varied professional portfolio of design work can be achieved during the course.

Students gain further promotional opportunities by exhibiting their work in final exhibitions and also create excellent pathways to employment by contact with a high level of industry practitioners.

Applications to this course are direct to the school. For more information about this course and how to apply, visit the school website.

Awarding body

University of the West of England

School contact details

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
2 Downside Road
Bristol BS8 2XF

Tel +44 (0)117 973 3535